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1. UN project boosts water access for Cyprus wildlife in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-project-boosts-water-access-for-cyprus-wildlife-in-buffer-zone

It's impossible not to be moved by the climate and wildlife of Cyprus, particularly in dry regions like the buffer zone, abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974....

2. Bison return to Portugal after thousands of years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bison-return-to-portugal-after-thousands-of-years

Rewilding Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of a small herd of bison in a large valley in Portugal....

3. Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pledges-to-plant-100-000-trees-annually-to-combat-climate-change

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment has introduced a series of ambitious green initiatives......

4. Beluga whale trapped in Seoul skyscraper aquarium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beluga-whale-trapped-in-seoul-skyscraper-aquarium

In the heart of Seoul's bustling cityscape, Bella the beluga whale resides on the ground floor of the world's sixth-highest skyscraper, where she has spent a decade swimming aimlessly in a small, barren enclosure at the Aquarium of Another Life....

5. Cyprus leads the charge in sustainable aquaculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-charge-in-sustainable-aquaculture

The Ministerial Conference on Oceans, titled ''Our Resilient Shared Ocean: From Cyprus to Samoa,'' concluded with optimistic messages regarding the future of water resource management....

6. Scottish forest holds key to rare truffle's origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-forest-holds-key-to-rare-truffle-s-origins

Naturalists have stumbled upon a rare species of truffle nestled within a Scottish forestry plantation earmarked for transformation into an Atlantic rainforest habitat....

7. Limassol's 'Ocean Room' takes kids on an exciting journey of discovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-ocean-room-takes-kids-on-an-exciting-journey-of-discovery

A dynamic space addressing the complexities of today's maritime landscape, the OCEAN ROOM, was introduced as part of Limassol Municipality's Blue Economy Innovation Centre. ...

8. Cyprus coastlines awash with mesmerizing jellyfish spectacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coastlines-awash-with-mesmerizing-jellyfish-spectacle

The coastal waters of Cyprus have been graced with a mesmerizing spectacle as jellyfish sightings surge, captivating onlookers and prompting insights into their increased presence. ...

9. The feathered ''employees'' of Akaki Grove

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-feathered-employees-of-akaki-grove

When Elena Christoforou was five years old, her godfather, who lived in England, had given her a BBC videotape, a series narrated by David Attenborough ...

10. Gray whale spotted off Nantucket Coast after 200 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gray-whale-spotted-off-nantucket-coast-after-200-years

Scientists from the New England Aquarium (NEA) made an extraordinary discovery while flying near Nantucket on Friday....

11. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

12. Hotel Berengaria €40M revival sparks environmental debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hotel-berengaria-€40m-revival-sparks-environmental-debate

Positively, the Environmental Authority has conditionally approved the revival and operation of Hotel Berengaria and the construction of houses in Prodromos....

13. Are men about to go extinct?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-men-about-to-go-extinct

Scientists have long debated the fate of the Y chromosome, the genetic player in determining male characteristics. Recent research published in Nature suggests that concerns about its disappearance might be overblown, revealing a surprising twist in its evolutionary journey....

14. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

15. Meet the world's biggest anaconda: Discovered in the Amazon at 26ft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-the-world-s-biggest-anaconda-discovered-in-the-amazon-at-26ft

In a jaw-dropping discovery, the world's largest snake has been unearthed in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest....

16. Global academics rally against India's Great Nicobar development project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-academics-rally-against-india-s-great-nicobar-development-project

In a fervent plea echoing concerns of humanitarian and environmental repercussions, academics worldwide have implored India to halt a monumental development initiative on Great Nicobar Island....

17. Curbing food waste for a greener tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/curbing-food-waste-for-a-greener-tomorrow

Food waste poses a pressing issue requiring attention, contributing to uncontrolled food production and straining natural resources. Humans, as the predominant species on the planet, occupy a significant portion of land for food production....

18. Ancient 'zombie viruses' stir beneath melting permafrost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-zombie-viruses-stir-beneath-melting-permafrost

In a chilling revelation, scientists have unearthed a concerning array of ancient pathogens from beneath the permafrost in Siberia, indicating a potential threat of a bizarre new pandemic looming on humanity’s horizon....

19. Restoring Ammos tou Kampouri – before and after (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restoring-ammos-tou-kampouri-–-before-and-after-images

The Cypriot ''monument'' to the audacity surrounding the naturalization program, manifested as an environmental crime on the beach "Ammos tou Kampouri" in Ayia Napa, remains an unresolved issue that competent authorities sought to address following public outcry....

20. Highly infectious bird flu threatens seals in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highly-infectious-bird-flu-threatens-seals-in-antarctica

Scientists are on high alert as a virus shows ominous signs of moving between birds and mammals, sparking concerns of potential mutations in 'spillover events.'...

21. Cyprus welcomes 15 griffon vultures in battle for survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-15-griffon-vultures-in-battle-for-survival

In a renewed effort to save the endangered Cypriot Griffon Vulture, fifteen new arrivals from Spain landed in Cyprus in December....

22. How Chinstrap penguins stay alert 24/7 during nesting season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-chinstrap-penguins-stay-alert-24-7-during-nesting-season

In a groundbreaking study, scientists uncover the remarkable micro-napping habit of male chinstrap penguins, who manage to stay alert 24/7 while safeguarding their precious eggs....

23. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

24. Dengue fever cases in Cyprus came from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dengue-fever-cases-in-cyprus-came-from-abroad

Sporadic dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cyprus, Director of Medical and Public Health Services, Dr. Elizabeth Constantinou, told CNA on Thursday, noting that primary infection within the Republic of Cyprus seems to have never occurred....

25. Larnaca takes on mosquito menace as residents warned to drain trouble spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-takes-on-mosquito-menace-as-residents-warned-to-drain-trouble-spots

Municipal authorities in Larnaca are intensifying systematic mosquito spraying efforts as residents are found neglecting areas conducive to mosquito breeding. ...

26. The toxic side of Cyprus' mushroom gathering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-toxic-side-of-cyprus-mushroom-gathering

Mushroom enthusiasts in the mountainous regions of Cyprus have been treated to a bountiful mushroom-picking season thanks to the satisfactory rains of October....

27. Kissinger: AI could replace humans in the next 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kissinger-ai-could-replace-humans-in-the-next-5-years

Henry Kissinger described artificial intelligence as the "biggest challenge of our times," predicting that humanity could be replaced by machines in the next five years....

28. Dangerous catfish species spotted in Cyprus seas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-catfish-species-spotted-in-cyprus-seas

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research has issued a public alert regarding the discovery of a new species of catfish, Plotosus lineatus, in the waters of Cyprus....

29. Animal welfare and permit disputes fuel tensions as bears remain in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-welfare-and-permit-disputes-fuel-tensions-as-bears-remain-in-limbo

Menelaos Menelaus, commonly known as "Melios," has spoken out about the presence of two bears discovered on his premises, which used to operate as a zoo....

30. Get ready to 'bee' amazed on September 17th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/get-ready-to-bee-amazed-on-september-17th

Get ready to don your beekeeper's hat and join the buzz at Melini's upcoming Children's Honey Festival on September 17. This unique event is all about celebrating the incredible world of bees while having a blast!...

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